The Georgia Division of Public Health has confirmed additional cases of novel influenza A (H1N1) virus in the Coastal Health District (CHD). The CHD is comprised of Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties.
The speed limit on two Georgia highways here returned to 55 mph Monday. In May the speed limit was reduced to 45 mph because of training for the Oregon National Guard's 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Reducing the speed limit resulted in safe highway movement for military and civilian vehicles. No incidents occurred on the highways where the speed limit was reduced. Drivers are still urged to drive safely ...
A horse in Bryan County has tested positive for the eastern equine encephalitis viru. The Coastal Health District encourages all horse owners to vaccinate their animals against EEE. Vaccinations protect horses against this potentially fatal virus. EEE is a mosquito-borne virus that causes swelling of the brain. In horses, it is fatal 70 to 90 percent of the time. There is a greater risk of animals being infected this time of year because of the ...
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division is teaming with the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and other partner agencies for "Operation Dry Water" the weekend of June 26-28. Operation Dry Water, a coordinated national weekend of BUI detection and enforcement, is aimed at reducing the number of alcohol related accidents and fatalities and fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol use ...
One person is dead after a vehicle overturned on I-95 in Pooler on Friday around 11 a.m. Two lanes remain blocked, according to the DOT.
Work crews will be working on I-95 the Hwy. 17 overpass beginning Monday, June 29.
Athens, Ga. – Global warming will likely mean more unpredictable weather, scientists say, and a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia pins down, possibly for the first time, how drought conditions in an area's fall and winter may effect tornado activity the following spring.
A yield sign will be moved June 29 at a Fort Stewart intersection to change the right-of-way and create better traffic flow.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to 8.0 percent in May, up four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.6 percent in April.
Travel on I-95 South may get congested, according to a press release from the Georgia DOT.
A couple of weeks ago we had to put down our dog. Riley wasn't just any dog. He did not slobber or jump all over you. If he decided you were one of "his people" he would greet you with a wag of the tail and if you were really special he would lay his ears back, smile, and come over for a brief pat and then go back to doing what he did ...
Dear Editor, On July 18 there will be a free give away of clothes, coats, shoes, toys, bikes, baby items, and much more. These items are available only to those individuals who are in true need of help. There are so many people that we can't reach that your paper can. So I write this letter asking if you can be a big part in helping this event be ...
Last week the Challenger British Soccer Camps hosted their first of two sessions at Hendrix Park. Twenty-five kids sharpened the foot work and skills during the week of fun.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped to 9.7 percent in May, the highest rate ever recorded in Georgia. The jobless rate was up five-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in April.
The City of Richmond Hill hosted its first World War II Veterans Picnic on Saturday at J.F. Greogry Park.
Thursday was an unseasonably warm December night, even by the Georgia coast's usually balmy standards.
LUDIWICI - Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
It was a mixed bag Tuesday night for Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School, as far as home openers go. The Lady Wildcats (2-1) knocked off Liberty County 46-39 behind 15 points from Keeara Jackson and 10 from Hannah Riley. The boys, meanwhile, fell 68-42 to the Panthers. Daniel Wilder was the only Wildcat in double figures. In Pembroke, the Redskins took on McIntosh County Academy in 2-AA acation. The boys' fell ...
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.
The girl on fire is back.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn ...
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Last time I was here I shared the first portion of Dr. David Steen's blog entry, "The only good dog is a dead dog" - a logical and fact-based approach to a very emotionally charged subject - snakes.
Wild Night on Ossabaw will be Dec. 31-Jan. 1 on Ossabaw Island.
Police dispatched to the parking lot of Richmond Hill restaurant Steamers around 11:43 a.m. Wednesday to check on an unconscious person instead found the dead body of a man identified as Evans Patrick Fruitticher, 23. The case is under investigation by the Richmond Hill Police Department. No other information was released.
BCHS catcher Logan Harrell was one of two players from Region 2-AA to earn All-State honors, it was announced Thursday by her coach, Al Butler.